The article is devoted to the study and analysis of the ethical concept of IA. Ilyin - the doctrine of the essence and nature of good and evil, the means of opposing evil. In the Russian philosophy of the early twentieth century, the deliverance of the world from evil was declared the main task of mankind. Therefore, in the teachings of the greatest philosophers of this period, attempts to solve the problem of good and evil are often expressed in the desire to identify evil, to find its sources, to show mankind ways and methods of fighting it. In the creative heritage of the outstanding Russian philosopher Ivan Aleksandrovich Il’in, an important place is occupied by the study of the question of the nature of good and evil, the origin of evil, and, most importantly, methods of combating it. Ilyin’s ethic is very relevant, it is of interest to the modern reader precisely because it embodies his personal spiritual and moral experience. The objec-tivity and scientific approach to its study excludes the possibility of its unambiguous evaluation. On the one hand, the present reality and social existence of the first decade of the 21st century. Continues to talk about the human right to use force in the fight against evil. On the other hand, the fact that the path to good lies beyond all violent actions becomes more and more understandable. Outside the non-violent per-spective, the further development of human civilization is impossible, both in terms of interpersonal relations, and at the level of interstate relations and world politics.

V A Tsvyk

Principal contact for editorial correspondence.
RUDN University (Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia) 6, Miklukho-Maklaya St., 117198, Moscow, Russian Federation

Цвык Владимир Анатольевич - доктор философских наук, профессор, заведующий кафедрой этики факультета гуманитарных и социальных наук Российского университета дружбы народов.

  • Il’in IA. O soprotivlenii zlu siloju. In: Il’in I.A. Put’ k ochevidnosti. Moscow: Respublika; 1993. p. 6—134. (In Russ).
  • Il’in IA. Sobranie sochinenij v 10 t. Moscow: Russkaja kniga; 1993—1999. (In Russ).
  • Moiseenko MV. K voprosu o formirovanii patriotizma i duhovnosti u sovremennoj rossijskoj molodezhi. Vestnik Rossijskogo universiteta druzhby narodov. Serija: Filosofija. 2013;3: 96—103. (In Russ).
  • Moiseenko MV. Filosofija kul’tury I.A. Il’ina. Vestnik Rossijskogo universiteta druzhby narodov. Serija Filosofija. 2003;1:76—82. (In Russ).
  • Sadovnichij VA, Grier FT, Roek P, Tsvyk VA et all. Evlampiev II editor. Ivan Aleksandrovich Il’in. Sbornik statej. Moscow: Politicheskaja jenciklopedija; 2014. (In Russ).
  • Skripnik AP. Moral’noe zlo v istorii jetiki i kul’tury. Moscow: Politizdat; 1992. (In Russ).
  • Tsvyk AV. Nravstvennye osnovy mezhdunarodnyh otnoshenij. Vestnik Rossijskogo universiteta druzhby narodov. Serija: Filosofija. 2014;2:176—183. (In Russ).
  • Tsvyk VA. Problema bor’by so zlom v filosofii I.A. Il’ina. Moscow: Izd-vo Mosk. un-ta; 1997. (In Russ).
  • Tsvyk IV. Ideja dobra v filosofii V.S. Solov’eva. Vestnik Rossijskogo universiteta druzhby na¬rodov. Serija: Filosofija. 2015;2:84—90. (In Russ).
  • Lapshin IE, Moiseenko MV, Tsvyk VA. Ethical and psychological problems in the works of I.A. Ilyin. Proceedings of the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences & Arts, SGEM; 2016. p. 659—662.


Abstract - 185

PDF (Russian) - 64

Copyright (c) 2017 Tsvyk V.A.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.